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Study for the drawing of The Betrayal by Stanley Spencer

The drawing presents a religious motive with a spiritual element. In which the interpretation of a the events of a biblical story are placed into the environment of Cookham where the artist lived most of his life. The drawing presents a composition filled with translucent figures against a brick wall. The drawing formed the bases for a painting of the same title, which includes recognisable figures close to Spencer and from Cookham.
Artist:Stanley Spencer
Artwork type:drawing
Material:ink, pen and water on paper
Measurements:535 x 675 mm
Technique:drawing or sketch with ink and pen and water
Location:University of the Arts London, 65 Davies Street, London W1K 5DA
Rights owner: Estate of Stanley Spencer, 2003. All rights reserved, DACS.
Rights status:UK HE use only
Institution:University of the Arts London

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